- [Malcolm] One of the skills that can be quite useful…when pen testing is Bash scripting.…Bash is a program that comes built in to Linux…and Bash scripts, also called shell scripts,…are text documents with a .sh extension.…There's a number of courses on Bash scripting…in our library,…and if you want an in-depth understanding of the language,…then I'd recommend you look in particular…at the course by Scott Simpson,…called Up and Running with Bash Scripting.…In the next few videos, I'll run through a quick refresher…on the key points of Bash scripting.…
Let's have a look at the traditional…Hello World script in Bash.…We start with the declaration that this is a Bash shell…and then we'll set a string variable, and print it.…We need to set the shell file to enable execution…which we can do with a chmod command.…And then we can execute it.…And here we get our Hello World.…We can use the convention Dollar one, Dollar two,…through to Dollar N to access…the first, second, and nth argument on the command line.…
We'll put two arguments on the command line,…
Cybersecurity expert Malcolm Shore reviews popular pen testing tools, as well as the Bash and Python scripting skills required to be able to acquire, modify, and re-use exploit code. He also provides a refresher on Kali Linux and introduces techniques for testing web services. At the end of this course, you'll be prepared to take more advanced training, and to pursue the popular Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) certification.
- Pen testing overview
- Pen testing tools
- Bash scripting
- Python scripting
- Kali and Metasploit
- Web testing
- Finding exploit code
Skill Level Intermediate
1. What is Pen Testing?
2. Pen Testing Tools
3. Bash Scripting
4. Python Scripting
5. Kali and Metasploit
6. Web Testing
7. Understanding Exploit code
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